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Sage Hospitality Resources Housekeeping Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago in Chicago, Illinois

Why us?

Iconic architecture, a thriving culinary scene, beautifully landscaped public spaces and an arrayof museums are just part of what draws visitors to the Windy City. At The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago,a luxury hotel set atop Water TowerPlace in the historic Gold Coast, guests will have everychance to explore the city, from shopping along Michigan Avenue to viewing famous works atthe Art Institute. Yet with our hotel’s spa, rooftop lounge, locally inspired restaurant, indoor lappool and spacious accommodations overlooking the city, guests may not want to leave thepremises.At The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago, we strive for uncompromising levels of cleanliness.

OurHousekeeping Ladies & Gentlemenallowour hotel to be aplace where the genuine care andcomfort of our guests is our highest mission.

Recognized as “the gold standard” of hospitality, The Ritz-Carlton selects only the most passionate and skilled hospitality professionals. As one of our Ladies and Gentlemen, you will reflect the values that make us the world’s finest luxury brand. Here, in a diverse environment where individual aspirations are fulfilled and quality of life is enhanced, you will be inspired to work alongside your fellow employees to bring special moments to life for our guests and each other.

Job Overview

The Housekeeping Manager assists the Executive Housekeeper in managing associates’ and ensuring the cleanliness and sanitation of the hotel, guest rooms, public areas, laundry and other assigned areas. Coordinates all functions of the Housekeeping and Laundry departments and ensures impeccable levels of cleanliness and upkeep. Must demonstrate excellent leadership, communication and team building skills with associates, peers and across departments.

Responsibilities

  • Primary duties include; directing, interviewing, hiring, counseling, plan work schedules, assign work duties of Housekeeping associates.

  • Lead pre-shift meetings communicates arrivals, departures, identifies VIP’s, delegates room assignments and duties.

  • Assist the Executive Housekeeper in interviewing and selecting new Associates for hire

  • Monitor the housekeeping staff and their productivity and efficiency for the purpose of recommending promotions or other changes in their status

  • Assist the Housekeeping leadership in the handling of employee complaints and grievances and disciplining them up to termination when necessary

  • Determine the type of materials, supplies, and tools to be used or merchandise to be bought, stocked and sold.

  • Supervise and inspect the cleaning of the guest rooms, turndown service, public areas and back of the house; ensure compliance with accident/loss prevention programs, SOPs and health/sanitation standards and regulations to achieve a high level of cleanliness and guest satisfaction.

  • Implement emergency training and procedures to ensure appropriate protection of the hotel's guests, staff and company assets.

  • Issue assignments to staff reviewing special requests and areas of concentration to ensure a smooth flow of the housekeeping operation.

  • Issue supplies/goods to staff at beginning of shift in order to control inventory and ensure proper supplies are available while controlling expenses.

  • Respond to guest requests, concerns and problems to ensure guest satisfaction. Log items into the Lost and Found and answer inquiries to maintain controls and ensure guest satisfaction.

  • Implement emergency training and procedures to ensure appropriate protection of the hotel, guest, staff and company assets.

Qualifications

Education/Formal Training

One to two years of post-high school education.

Experience

Experience required by position is from one to two years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).

Knowledge/Skills

  • Self-starting personality with an even disposition.

  • Ability to meet standards of appearance.

  • Can communicate well with guests.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Pushing vacuum entire length of hallway, carrying supplies from department to assigned floor, carrying dirty linen to laundry shoot, removing room service trays and carrying dirty dishes to service area.

  • Bending/kneeling -dusting requires bending and kneeling to reach all areas. Room service trays are placed on floor for pick up. Bending would be required to retrieve dirty dishes.

  • Ability to communicate with guests, housekeepers/main linen room attendant, supervisor.

  • Ability to assess required reaction to meet standards.

  • Mobility -movement to reach all areas of responsibility to include: shelves, windows, ledges, pipes, under and around furniture.

  • Continuous standing -continuously standing and/or walking to accomplish all that is required for position.

  • Climbing stairs -approximately 40 steps 15% of 40 hour week.

  • No driving required.

Environment

Prolonged strenuous physical activity in indoor climate-controlled environment. Excessive heat and humidity in laundry. Inside 95% of shift.

Benefits

Marriott Discount

Sage Hotel Discounts Across the US

Medical, Vision, & Dental Insurance

Referral Bonus Eligible

Access to the Sage Savings Spot (Beneplace)

ID: 2021-7764

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : The Ritz Carlton Chicago

Outlet: Hotel

Category: Housekeeping & Laundry

Tipped Position: No

Address : 160 E Pearson St

City : Chicago

State : Illinois

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

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